taking over

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Noun1.taking over - acquisition of property by descent or by willtaking over - acquisition of property by descent or by will
acquisition - the act of contracting or assuming or acquiring possession of something; "the acquisition of wealth"; "the acquisition of one company by another"
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Resco is taking another step in its expansion into Finland by taking over the IT and Internet consulting firms Dataform Oy and Toneco Oy.
Asked how best to avoid a side cheating on the third or fourth day by taking overs out of the match to improve their chance of saving it, Richardson answered: 'Umpires are under instruction to clamp down hard on any such practice.